My cousin posted this picture on Facebook and I had to share ūüôā Source There’s a chill in the air, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice lattes are back! Time for nature’s catwalk to begin with trees resplendent in their autumnal gorgeousness. ¬†It’s not quite here yet, but soon it will be time to rake, rake, rake. ¬†Jump into pile of freshly raked leaves. ¬†Begin process again. Fall ‚̧¬†Leaves I noticed that my crafting is also leaf-centric. ¬†I’ve… Read more »

When I initially began knitting sweaters, the concept of seamless, top-down knitting, in the round was pretty unconventional. ¬†Even for baby sweaters. ¬†Patterns instructed you to knit the sweater in pieces and then seam the parts together. ¬†There was little opportunity to try-as-you-go and you hoped that after all was said and done, the thing would fit ok. ¬†I loved the knitting, it was the finishing that gave me the blahs. ¬†Seaming all those pieces together and then getting the… Read more »

Today is the first of school for the kids and I’m ready to embrace routine and schedules and even some “me time” ūüėČ ¬†This summer has been a mixed bag of sorts with many wonderful moments celebrating family and togetherness and on the other end of the spectrum holding the hand of a dear one who is hurting more than words can begin to describe. ¬†And so, life goes on and these sunny days with cool breezes will be replaced… Read more »

Start date on my¬†Vitamin D¬†cardigan¬†was October of last year!!! ¬†Finally, this project is off the needles… huge sigh of relief! I’m sort of on the fence about this one ūüôĀ ¬†I don’t know if I would feel differently if I had lengthened the body so that the “drapey bits” in front draped better. ¬†That said, a whole sweater in this yarn, Tosh Merino Light, is absolutely amazing. ¬†It is light and squishy and the color, even after a good soak,… Read more »